Who is Vinesh Phogat?
Phogat comes from a successful family of wrestlers, with her cousins and being international wrestlers and Commonwealth Games medalists as well.
Multiple medals in Asian Championships
Thewrestler has won one gold, three silver and four bronze medals overall in different editions of the Asian Championship.
World Championship bronze medal
Vinesh collected her first World Championship medal by pinning the Greek wrestler.
Asian Games gold medal
She has won the gold medal in the prestigious Asian Games as well. She won the top prize while contesting in the 50 kg category at the 2018 Asian Games held in Jakarta, Indonesia.
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Gold medals at Commonwealth Games
Vinesh Phogat is a 3-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist. She is also the first-ever female wrestler from India to win gold medals at the Asian Games and the Commonwealth Games.
Vinesh is the recipient of the prestigious Arjuna Award and Major Dhyanchand Award in 2016 for exemplary performance in the field of sports.